Toilet Paper Market - Germany Leads in EU Toilet Paper Production and Exports

Other Paper Products December 13, 2015
Author: Olga Minchina
Account Manager

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From 2007 to 2014, EU toilet paper production showed steady growth, except for the drop recorded in 2008, eventually rising from 9,849 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 11,286 thousand tonnes in 2014. It expanded with a CAGR of 2.0% over the period under review. In value terms, EU toilet paper production reached 18,621 million EUR in 2014, growing by 1.5% annually.

Germany was the largest producer on the toilet paper market in absolute volumes (2,662 thousand tonnes). It was distantly followed by Italy (1,808 thousand tonnes), the United Kingdom (1,711 thousand tonnes), Spain (979 thousand tonnes) and France (928 thousand tonnes).

Positive dynamics in toilet paper production among the main producing countries from 2007 to 2014 were recorded in Germany (+10.5% per year), while for the other four EU leaders (Italy, the UK, Spain and France) the paces of growth were more modest.

Germany dominated in EU toilet paper production and trade. In 2014, Germany exported 22% of its total toilet paper output. Of this amount, 13% was supplied to the Netherlands, where Germany's toilet paper held a 56% share of the country's total imports.

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Source: EU: Toilet Paper - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2020